Family: John S Gorse/Elizabeth Routs (F077)

m. 1870


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  • Father | Male
    John S Gorse

    Born  18 Apr 1845  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Dec 1920  Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  1870  Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Carl Gorse | F469 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eliza | F469 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Routs

    Born  29 Sep 1846  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jul 1920  Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Charles Routs | F25 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Emma | F25 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Emma Laura Gorse

    Born  29 Sep 1878   
    Died  16 Apr 1959   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Samuel Oscar Harris | F188 
    Married  1895   

    Child 2 | Female
    Mary Elizabeth Gorse

    Born  08 Nov 1871  Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  04 Jan 1920  Dexter, Cowley Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, Cowley Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Josiah Ellis Johnson | F35 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    > Charles Gorse

    Born  Apr 1874  Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Oct 1907  Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Cora Lee Harris | F149 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    William H. Gorse

    Born  Dec 1874  MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1954  Mulberry, Crawford Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rosebank Cemetery, Mulberry, Crawford Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Maggie | F148 
    Married  Abt 1899   

    Oma GorseChild 5 | Female
    > Oma Gorse

    Born  Dec 1876  Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Willam A Cutler | F355 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Male
    > Frank Herman Gorse

    Born  07 Jul 1881  Clayton, Vernon Co., Mo Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Mar 1968  Deerfield, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  03 Apr 1968  Evergreen Cemetery, Ft. Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alice Amma Wilson | F147 
    Married  5 Mar 1907  Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    > Edith May Gorse

    Born  28 Dec 1882  MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Oct 1963  Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ira Wintford Seaver | F076 
    Married  21 Sep 1898  Nevada, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    The Gorse family
    The Gorse family
    L-R: Charlie, Edith, Frank (sitting), Emma, William, Oma, Elizabeth (Hood), and John Gorse. I may have Emma and Oma switched around.

    Documents
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1900 United States Federal Census recording John & Elizabeth, Oma, Elsie, & Frank Gorse, and Ira Wintford, Edith (Gorse), & Roy Seaver living in Coal Twp, Vernon Co., MO, in 1900. Elsie is Oma's daughter. "Next door" is William and Maggie Gorse.

  • Notes 
    • After they were married, they lived in Buller, MO, for a while in a tent (probably construction work). A storm blew their tent away, and they lost their wedding certificate in the storm.